Xylem Inc. Slaton , TX 79364
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Mold Utility First Shift. This position is responsible for manually setting sand cores into molds and assembling green sand molds at the AWS-Slaton foundry, typically with the use of lifting devices and hoists. Position requires attention to safety, quality and productivity.
Maintain high safety standards
Assist molders, set required cores, and close over cope mold to drag mold using powered hoist.
Return mold carts to molding line, clamp cope and drag halves together.
Place cope seal, filters and chaplets in molds as required.
Back-up molder when required.
Responsible for housekeeping in the molding area.
Performs related duties as assigned
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
High School Diploma / GED
6 months manufacturing experience desirable.
Ability to communicate with people
Ability to clearly read and understand instructions
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Work in standing position 10 hours/shift
Considerable arm movement
Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 35 lbs. Heavy parts raised to position with chain hoist
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Average shop conditions with some temperature variations due to seasons
Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.
Standard PPE required: safety glasses, ear plugs, safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards, gloves and work uniform
EOE including disability and veteran